Category: non-fiction

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year—to give books! A very special 2020 ICYMthem Book List of MG / YA novels published in this crazy #pandemic.

Thanks to everyone who shared and shopped selections from our 2020 Recommended Picture Books List. For those wondering what books to give the older kids on your list… Check out these must-read 2020 books for Middle Grade / Young Adult  Yes, there are many other titles out there. (Feel free to add them in the… Read more »

How is a goalie like being an author? + other Qs about BREAKING THE ICE by Angie Bullaro (part 2)

Since November means #hockey, and we had such fun celebrating Angie Bullaro’s debut picture book BREAKING THE ICE, (Simon & Schuster / Paula Wiseman Books / Illus. C.F.Payne) why not kick off the season with Part 2 of her interview? BREAKING THE ICE is a nonfiction picture book about Manon Rhéaume, the first and only woman… Read more »

8 Qs + a Happy Nonfiction Book Birthday party = Angie Bullaro’s BREAKING THE ICE

Happy Book Birthday TODAY to debut author Angie Bullaro and BREAKING THE ICE: The True Story of the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League. (Simon & Schuster / Paula Wiseman Books / Illus. C.F.Payne) JOIN THE PARTY TODAY! (Link to the Vroman’s event here and in Q 1. below.) in Children’s Hockey… Read more »

Nonfiction picture books have pandemic Book Birthdays too!

Have you had a birthday during this pandemic? Do you know friends or family who have had to scale down or cancel Birthday parties in the past months? Wonderful children’s authors have had to do the same! Aimée Bissonette: It’s been a wild year, hasn’t it? I have four books out this year… *ED note: Aimée’s… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to MIEP AND THE MOST FAMOUS DIARY–by Meeg Pincus

Happy Book Birthday to Meeg Pincus’ non-fiction picture book, MIEP AND THE MOST FAMOUS DIARY. 75 years ago, Miep Gies rescued Anne Frank’s diary, after security police raided the Frank’s secret annex on August 4th, 1944. I am so thrilled to celebrate the August Book Birthday of this wonderful KIRKUS & SLJ starred picture book… Read more »